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Linux installation and configuration guides for MegaBook, Wind laptops and notebooks made by MicroStar International - MSI. Compatibility reports about running other Unix systems e.g. BSD, Solaris are welcome, too. And don't miss the resource section at the bottom, containing links to applications, tools, utilities, drivers, community portals, HOWTOs and FAQs. Have you written an installation tutorial yourself? Then please feel free to submit a new entry.



MSI MegaBook GX700 (MS-1719)(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LaptopTestingTeam/MSIMegabookGX700)KUbuntu 7.10 
MSI MegaBook L715 (MS-1036)(http://dadams1969.googlepages.com/gentooonthemsi-1036)  NEW  Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook M510C(http://www.megawiki.org/wiki/MSIMegaBookM510cFedora4)Fedora Core 4 
MSI MegaBook M635 (aka MS-1029)(http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Gentoo_install_on_MSI_Megabook_m635_aka_1029)Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook M645-1718DL(http://theclaw.dnsalias.org/m645.html)Linux 
MSI MegaBook M655 (MS-1039)(http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Gentoo_install_on_MSI_1039)Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook M662(http://www.easylinux.de/Artikel/ausgabe/2007/01/) [PRINT]Novell/SuSE SLED 10German
MSI MegaBook M662(http://fruttenboel.verhoeven272.nl/linux/mercury.html)Slackware 11.0, Novell/SuSE 10.2 
MSI MegaBook M670(http://de.gentoo-wiki.com/MSI_M670)GentooGerman
MSI MegaBook S260 (aka Medion MD 95600) [archived link]Ubuntu 5.04 HoaryGerman
MSI MegaBook S260 (aka Medion MD 95600 [SIM 2100])(http://www.danisch.de/software/msi_s260.html)Linux 
MSI MegaBook S260 (aka Medion MD95600 [SIM 2010], Aldi NoteBook)(http://www.inforezo.org/~bboett/sim2010/)Debian 
MSI MegaBook S260 [archived link]Ubuntu 5.10 
MSI MegaBook S260 (MS-1012)(http://www.teleost.org/docs/msi-s260.html)Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook S260 (MS-1012)(http://linux.highsphere.net/howtos/ms1012.php)Sorcerer Linux 
MSI MegaBook S270 - Sempron (aka Medion MD 96100, Cytron TCM Edition [Tchibo])(http://0pointer.de/lennart/tchibo.html)Debian 
MSI MegaBook S270 - Sempron (aka Medion MD 96100, Tchibo)(http://www.fmi.uni-passau.de/~zimmerma/tchibo_notebook.html)Debian Sarge German
MSI MegaBook S270(http://www.michaels-website.de/s270.html)Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook S270 - Turion MT-30 (aka Medion MD 96100)(http://www-users.rwth-aachen.de/Bodo.von.der.Heiden/msi_s270.htm)Novell/SuSE 9.3German
MSI MegaBook S270 - Turion (Medion MD96100)(http://starynkevitch.net/Basile/msi_s270_linux.html)Debian 
MSI MegaBook S270 (aka Medion MD 96100)(http://www.jwdt.com/~paysan/msi-s270.html)Novell/SuSE 
MSI MegaBook S270-A2856DL(https://kodeaffe.de/node/12)Debian 
MSI MegaBook S270W(http://edwardh.se/s270)Linux 
MSI MegaBook S270 (aka MS-1013)(http://craig.copi.org/computers/ms-1013/)Ubuntu 5.10 AMD64 (x86_64) 
MSI MegaBook S270 (aka MS-1013)(http://thedeanda.com/?q=msims1013)Slackware 
MSI MegaBook S270(http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/materiel/liste_portables/msi/s270-dapper)Ubuntu DapperFrench
MSI MegaBook S270(http://katherina.student.utwente.nl/~matthijs/cgi-bin/blosxom/Hardware/S270/BrandNew.html)Linux 
MSI MegaBook S270(http://www.snowcrash.in/msi-s270)DebianRussian
MSI MegaBook S271 (MS-1058)(http://linuxwiki.de/LutzWillek/MSI%20Megabook%20S271%20Linux%20%28de%29)Debian SargeGerman
MSI MegaBook S271(http://www.megawiki.org/wiki/NicolasMasse)Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook S271 (MS-1058)(http://guetl.net/s271gentoo.htm)Gentoo 
MSI MegaBook S420(http://www.megawiki.org/wiki/DimitriS420)Ubuntu 
MSI MegaBook S425(http://fcartegnie.free.fr/articles/Mandriva%20Linux%20on%20MSI%20s425.html)Mandriva (Mandrake) 2006.0 
MSI MegaBook S425(http://www.heise.de/ct/06/15/006/) [PRINT]Novell/SuSE 10.1German
MSI EX620(http://www.przynosz.de/ubuntu9-04-msi.html)  NEW  Ubuntu 9.04German
MSI VR602(http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/MSI_VR602)  NEW  KUbuntu 8.04.2German
MSI Wind U100(http://quaggaspace.org/doku.php/linux:debian_on_msi_wind)Debian Lenny 
MSI Wind U100 (Advent 4211)(http://wiki.msiwind.net/index.php/Ubuntu_8.04_Hardy_Heron)Ubuntu Netbook Remix 8.04 
MSI Wind U100 (see Medion Akoya)(http://www.linux-magazin.de/content/view/full/24719)LinuxGerman
MSI Wind U100(http://www.planetx64.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1419&Itemid=1)  NEW  Mac OSX Leopard 10.5.4 
MSI Wind U100(http://www.linux-magazin.de/content/view/full/46190)  NEW  Moblin 2.1German
MSI Wind U100 Luxury(http://www.kire.ch/blog/2008/12/21/kurzerfahrungsbericht-msi-wind-u100-luxury-mit-ubuntu-810-intrepid-ibex/)  NEW  Ubuntu 8.10German
MSI Wind NetBook(http://the-gadgeteer.com/2008/09/07/my_msi_wind_netbook_is_now_running_osx/)  NEW  MAC OSx86 
MSI Wind NetBook (Advent 4211)(http://netbooks.modaco.com/content/msi/270099/pauls-complete-guide-to-installing-osx-leopard-on-your-msi-wind-advent-4211/)  NEW  MAC OSx86 
MSI Wind NetBook(http://www.danisch.de/blog/2008/08/23/ubuntu-linux-auf-einem-notebook-ohne-cdrom-installieren/)  NEW  Ubuntu

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Drivers / Applications

Resources

Original Equipment Manufacturer - OEM

If you are looking for drivers, software and service manuals for laptops and notebooks you may sometimes find similar models branded under a different name. Especially the FCC-ID can be helpful to detect the original manufacturer.


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